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[Speed away, speed away on your mission of light] (Woodbury)

[Speed away, speed away on your mission of light] (Woodbury)

Harmonizer: W. E. M. Hackleman; Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Published in 64 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Harmonizer: W. E. M. Hackleman

William Edward Michael Hackleman USA 1868-1927. Born at Orange, IN, he grew up on a farm. At age 17 he was teaching singing classes and leading singing in meetings. He later taught public school for four years and studied music in Toronto, Canada, at the Conservatory of Music, under Italian composer, Francesco d'Auria, and also with other private teachers in New York City. He married Pearl C MNU, and they had four children: Edwin, Florence, Grace, and Gladys. He edited songbooks, composed music and lead music at state and national conventions of the Christian Church. He was an evangelist and served as president of the National Association of Church Musicians, and for five years was secretary to the Indiana Missionary Society. He led… Go to person page >

Composer: I. B. Woodbury

Woodbury, Isaac Baker. (Beverly, Massachusetts, October 23, 1819--October 26, 1858, Columbia, South Carolina). Music editor. As a boy, he studied music in nearby Boston, then spent his nineteenth year in further study in London and Paris. He taught for six years in Boston, traveling throughout New England with the Bay State Glee Club. He later lived at Bellow Falls, Vermont, where he organized the New Hampshire and Vermont Musical Association. In 1849 he settled in New York City where he directed the music at the Rutgers Street Church until ill-health caused him to resign in 1851. He became editor of the New York Musical Review and made another trip to Europe in 1852 to collect material for the magazine. in the fall of 1858 his health br… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Speed away, speed away on your mission of light] (Woodbury)
Harmonizer: W. E. M. Hackleman
Composer: I. B. Woodbury
Meter: 12.12.12.12.12.9
Incipit: 55555 55554 53333
Key: A Major/E♭ Major/F Major
Source: From Woodbury
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6274
Text: Speed Away
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10161
Text: Heralds Of Light
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #513

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6274

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10161

Include 61 pre-1979 instances
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